Partners in Motion Pictures Inc., 1993-

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Partners in Motion Pictures Inc., 1993-

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  • Partners in Motion
  • Partners in Motion Pictures

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Partners in Motion Pictures Inc. was incorporated with Corporations Branch, Saskatchewan Justice on July 6, 1993, as a film and video production company in Regina, Saskatchewan. Its original partners were Christopher Triffo and Yves Noblet. As of September 10, 1999, the corporation's directors were Ronald Goetz, General Manager and Christopher Triffo, President. Linda Goetz and Pamela Triffo were shareholders. Partners in Motion Pictures Inc. amalgamated with Harmony Entertainment Management Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary that was established in 1997. The amalgamated body was incorporated as Partners in Motion Pictures Inc. on January 1, 2008. Current (2011) affiliated companies include: Harmony Entertainment Inc. (incorporated January 11, 2008); Partners in Motion Corporate Productions Inc. (incorporated April 3, 2008); Gyro Productions Inc. (incorporated May 12, 2009); and Pocket Media Inc. (incorporated August 3, 2010). The current executive of Partners in Motion Pictures Inc. is comprised of Christopher Triffo, President; Ronald Goetz, Executive Vice-President; Jeff Stecyk, General Manager and Chief Operating Officer; Steve Balkwill, Vice-President of Operations; and Linda Goetz, Chief Financial Officer. Partners in Motion Pictures Inc. and its affiliated companies operate from its business office at 2704-10th Avenue in Regina.

Throughout its history, Partners in Motion has focused on three primary areas of visual entertainment production: television programs and series; commercial and corporate production; and multimedia and animation production. Programs produced by Partners in Motion have aired on North American television channels such as History Television, Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel, Global Television, CBC Television, Saskatchewan Communications Network, W Network and Home Box Office. Internationally, its programs have aired in more than 150 countries. The company has also offered services such as graphic design, tradeshow event management, corporate training videos, multimedia presentations, and financing to independent film and video projects through its IGNITE Development Initiative.

Awards and recognitions that Partners in Motion has received between 1993 and 2010 for its productions include a News and Documentary Emmy Award; numerous Gemini Awards, Saskatchewan Showcase Awards, CSC Awards, Golden Sheaf Awards from the Yorkton Short Film and Video Festival; recognitions from the Houston International Film Festival and New York Film Festival; and the City of Regina Municipal Heritage Award. The company has also been recognized for its business operations with several Regina Chamber of Commerce Paragon Awards and Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce ABEX Awards.

Partners in Motion has been an active contributor to the Regina and district community by sponsoring events involving arts and culture, sports, and education, and by participating in charity events held by volunteer community organizations.


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Authority record created on 2009-08-27. Approved 2012-01-04. Last modified on 2017-11-29.




AMICUS Authorities - entry for Partners in Motion (Firm) entered February 10, 2000.
Partners in Motion website.
Content of the fonds.
Corporations Registry - Corporations Branch, Saskatchewan Justice.

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